Easy Way to Love Your Job

Medically reviewed in December 2021

Next time you're feeling uninspired at work, you can turn the tide around at lunchtime. Just use your lunch break to work up a sweat.

That's right. Research shows that exercising during the work day can not only help you work better but also make you feel more positive about your job.

Working out at work works
A study of 200 white-collar workers in three different workplaces showed that exercising during a one-hour lunch break improved productivity. And workers felt better about both their work and their colleagues. So getting your blood flowing may ease tension, improve concentration and mood and help you feel calmer and more resilient. Beat your afternoon slump with the quick tips in this article.

3 ways to freshen your day
Working out doesn’t have to be a big, sweaty event. Try these no hassle exercise quickies:

Maximize your lunch break with these perfect workout pointers from the experts.

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